The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Junior featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 212 210 193
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 49 67 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.56% 0.69% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.72% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 36 25
Median daily rate £225 £208 £193
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +7.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £104 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £351 £308
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £200 £225
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 14
Median hourly rate £11.00 £16.50 £10.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +56.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.92 £10.50 £8.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £35.00 £15.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+16.00% +19.04%
Junior
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8278 9272 8687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.04% 94.81% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4990 5586 4794
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 369 428 424
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% +4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Junior in the job title.

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Junior
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Junior across the South East region.

Junior Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Junior
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Junior Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Junior
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Junior across the South East region.

Junior Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Junior
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Junior Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Junior
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -1 11 £200 -17.94% 13
Berkshire -1 10 £168 -30.20% 12
Buckinghamshire +10 9 £90 -55.00% 1
West Sussex +3 6 £330 +144.44% 5
Surrey +6 5 £313 +45.34% 10
Oxfordshire -7 4 £200 +73.91% 7
East Sussex +11 1 £326 -7.00% 6
Middlesex +1 1 - -
Junior
England

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, Junior contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 26 (24.53%) Project Management
2 25 (23.58%) Finance
3 20 (18.87%) Microsoft
4 19 (17.92%) Degree
5 14 (13.21%) HTML
5 14 (13.21%) Windows
6 13 (12.26%) PRINCE2
7 12 (11.32%) Change Control
8 11 (10.38%) MS Office
8 11 (10.38%) MS Excel
8 11 (10.38%) Security Cleared
9 10 (9.43%) MS Project
9 10 (9.43%) SQL
9 10 (9.43%) Migration
10 9 (8.49%) JavaScript
10 9 (8.49%) SC Cleared
10 9 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (7.55%) C#
11 8 (7.55%) CSS
12 7 (6.60%) Python
12 7 (6.60%) Web Development
12 7 (6.60%) Marketing
12 7 (6.60%) Front End Development
13 6 (5.66%) jQuery
13 6 (5.66%) Java
13 6 (5.66%) .NET
13 6 (5.66%) SQL Server
14 5 (4.72%) Oracle
14 5 (4.72%) PHP
14 5 (4.72%) SAP

Junior Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.77%) Skype for Business
2 3 (2.83%) IBM Notes
2 3 (2.83%) WordPress
3 2 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.89%) CMS
4 1 (0.94%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.94%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.94%) Confluence
4 1 (0.94%) Drupal
4 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.94%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (10.38%) MS Excel
1 11 (10.38%) MS Office
2 10 (9.43%) MS Project
3 5 (4.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.77%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.77%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.94%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Eloqua
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.94%) FastStats
3 1 (0.94%) Magento
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.94%) SAP GTS
3 1 (0.94%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.83%) Skype
2 2 (1.89%) Intranet
3 1 (0.94%) Internet
3 1 (0.94%) LAN
3 1 (0.94%) SAN
3 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.89%) MySQL
2 2 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.94%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.94%) Big Data
3 1 (0.94%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.94%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.94%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Grunt
2 1 (0.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.94%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.94%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (0.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.94%) Hamcrest
2 1 (0.94%) JIRA
2 1 (0.94%) JUnit
2 1 (0.94%) Mockito
General
1 25 (23.58%) Finance
2 7 (6.60%) Marketing
3 4 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.83%) Banking
4 3 (2.83%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.89%) Legal
5 2 (1.89%) Retail
6 1 (0.94%) Billing
6 1 (0.94%) French Language
6 1 (0.94%) German Language
6 1 (0.94%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.94%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.21%) HTML
2 8 (7.55%) CSS
3 6 (5.66%) .NET
3 6 (5.66%) jQuery
4 3 (2.83%) CSS3
4 3 (2.83%) LESS
4 3 (2.83%) Sass
4 3 (2.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.89%) HTML5
5 2 (1.89%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.94%) Django
6 1 (0.94%) EDI
6 1 (0.94%) JSP
6 1 (0.94%) REST
6 1 (0.94%) SOAP
6 1 (0.94%) Spring
6 1 (0.94%) Struts
6 1 (0.94%) WCF
6 1 (0.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.83%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (1.89%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.89%) Clustering
3 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.89%) Informatics
3 2 (1.89%) NHS
3 2 (1.89%) Replication
3 2 (1.89%) Statistics
4 1 (0.94%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.94%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.94%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.94%) EPoS
4 1 (0.94%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.94%) Motion Graphics
4 1 (0.94%) Photography
4 1 (0.94%) Social Media
4 1 (0.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.21%) Windows
2 4 (3.77%) Windows 7
2 4 (3.77%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.89%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.89%) Linux
3 2 (1.89%) Unix
3 2 (1.89%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.94%) Android
4 1 (0.94%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.53%) Project Management
2 13 (12.26%) PRINCE2
3 12 (11.32%) Change Control
4 10 (9.43%) Migration
5 7 (6.60%) Front End Development
5 7 (6.60%) Web Development
6 5 (4.72%) CRM
6 5 (4.72%) Data Analysis
6 5 (4.72%) Logistics
7 4 (3.77%) Risk Management
8 3 (2.83%) B2B
8 3 (2.83%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (2.83%) Business Transformation
8 3 (2.83%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (2.83%) Document Management
8 3 (2.83%) E-Commerce
8 3 (2.83%) Ethical Hacking
8 3 (2.83%) Information Security
8 3 (2.83%) ITIL
8 3 (2.83%) Marketing Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.43%) SQL
2 9 (8.49%) JavaScript
3 8 (7.55%) C#
4 7 (6.60%) Python
5 6 (5.66%) Java
6 5 (4.72%) PHP
7 4 (3.77%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.77%) VB
8 2 (1.89%) C
8 2 (1.89%) C++
8 2 (1.89%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.89%) Ruby
8 2 (1.89%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.94%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.94%) Groovy
9 1 (0.94%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.94%) R
9 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (17.92%) Degree
2 11 (10.38%) Security Cleared
3 9 (8.49%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.83%) CEH
4 3 (2.83%) CISM
4 3 (2.83%) CISSP
4 3 (2.83%) GCIA
4 3 (2.83%) GCIH
4 3 (2.83%) GIAC
5 2 (1.89%) CCNA
5 2 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.94%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.94%) MCP
6 1 (0.94%) MCSE
6 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.94%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) SLA
2 3 (2.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.94%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.94%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (0.94%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (18.87%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.72%) Oracle
2 5 (4.72%) SAP
3 4 (3.77%) HP
4 3 (2.83%) Aprimo
4 3 (2.83%) Lotus
4 3 (2.83%) Marketo
5 2 (1.89%) Cisco
5 2 (1.89%) Remedy
5 2 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.94%) Adobe
6 1 (0.94%) Baan
6 1 (0.94%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.94%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.94%) IBM
6 1 (0.94%) IBM Sterling
6 1 (0.94%) Reuters
6 1 (0.94%) Sage
6 1 (0.94%) Sun
6 1 (0.94%) VMware
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £27 to £29 per hour
Posted: 12 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £12 to £14 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago